Well known investor, Roger Tamraz has shown an interest in investing in Cyprus Natural Gas, after having signed an exploratory MOU with consulting firm LA Business, led by Lambros Christofi.
Mr. Tamraz has made a number of investments in the global Energy Sector and the latest discoveries of Natural Gas in the Cyprus EEZ have captured his interest. With the support by Cypriot businessman, Lambros Christofi, Mr. Tamraz met the past week with Cypriot officials in the government as well as the Natural Gas Public Company executives in order to express his interest in investing in the drilling and the subsequent commercialization of the Cypriot gas.
Mr. Roger Tamraz served as Chief Executive Officer at Intra Investment Company. Mr. Tamraz serves as Chairman of Netoil Inc. Mr. Tamraz is an international banker and venture capital investor who held an active international business career since the early 1960s. He served as Chairman of the Board at Intra Investment Company. He served for many years as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo, where he endowed a number of named scholarships for Egyptian students of exceptional promise. Mr. Tamraz was nominated as Governor of the Central Bank in 1988. Mr. Tamraz served as the Vice-Chairman of the Middle East Airlines, with special responsibility for its finances, banking relationships and aircraft purchases. He attended the American University in Cairo, a PhD program at Cambridge University, and the Institut Européen d’Administration (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau, France. He earned an MBA degree from Harvard Business School in 1966.
LA Business is a consulting firm specialized in the Balkan and South East Europe region where its people have been operating for the past two decades, being active in investment opportunities, the banking industry, the insurance market and other retail industries. It was founded by Lambros Christofi in 2014 and has been a part of a number of successful investment deals in Cyprus, Greece, Albania, Serbia, Montenegro and many more.